William Johnson

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Budget & Planning,


Johnson leads strategic planning, evaluation and development of short and long-term operational budgets and special initiatives as assistant vice chancellor for Budget & Planning. He also leads development of the six-year capital outlay plan in support of the organization’s educational mission.

Johnson has previously worked as the chief facilities officer for Virginia Union University where he managed capital improvement projects and directed daily operations of the physical plant. Johnson also served as architectural project manager on major construction projects for VCU’s Department of Facilities Management, Office of Planning and Design.

His more than 20 years of public service include stints at the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice and the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.

Johnson earned his master’s in public administration and a bachelor’s in architecture from Virginia Tech.